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Birthday Book Haul!

In October I reached yet another age on the wrong side of twenty, so some lovely friends and colleagues of mine, thoughtfully presented me with a book token as a gift. I have to say, it was a most unexpected gift but I was touched by the sentiment.

Touch by Angela Cairns

I enjoyed the summer contemporary feel and the romantic aspect of the novel, the latter of which did feel organic and not overly clichéd, but which could've used a bit more contrast in comparison to other novels of the same genre.

Commuting: An Underground World by Stephen Down

Commuting hosts a series of mostly comedic anecdotes about the wonders and perils of the London underground. If you're a frequent commuter like the author, then you'll probably relate to most of this book

The Confessions Of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins

Set in the early eighteenth century, The Confessions Of Frannie Langton is the eponymous woeful tale about a Jamaican girl, a so-called ‘mulatta’ who spirals into misfortune. At first a house maid and experimental subject on the plantations of Paradise, she finds herself waiting on the renowned Behams in their London estate

Lochanreads Bookish News Picks

Today I'd like to do something a little different and share with you some of the most interesting articles I've read this week in the world of books and publishing. Here are my 3 picks for bookish news stories this week.